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The People of the State of New-York,
To all to whom these Presents shall come:
KNOW YE, That pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of our said State, We have appointed and constituted, and by these Presents, do appoint and constitute William ?. Neef, Ensign in the 19th Regiments of Riflemen of our said State, (with rank from August 14th, 1832) to hold the said Office in the manner specified in and by our said Constitution and Laws.
In Testimony whereof, We have caused our Seal for the Military Commissions to be hereun affixed: Witness ENOS T. THROOP, Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia, and Admiral of the Navy of the ame, at our City of Albany, the 28th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two.
Signed by E.T. Throop
Passed the Adjutant-General’s office.
John McLean, Post-Master General
United States of America
TO ALL WHO SHALL SEE THESE PRESENTS, GREETING:
Know ye, That confiding in the Integrity, Ability, and Punctuality of Linus Parker, Esq.
I DO APPOINT him a Post-Master, and authorize him to execute the duties of that Office at
Vienna Oneida County and State of New York according to the laws of the United States, and such regulations conformable thereto, as he shall receive from me: TO HOLD the said Office of Post-Master, with all the Powers, Priviliges and emoluments to the same belonging, during the pleasure of the Post-master General of the United States for the time being.
In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of my Office to be affixed, at Washington City, the Seventh day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and of the independence of the United States the forty ninth.
Registered 18th day of March 1825.
Signed by John McLean
Newton Berryman, Clerk
The people of the State of New-York, by the
Grace of God, Free and Independent:
To Linus Parker GREETING:
WE, reposing especial trust and confidence, as well in your patriotism, conduct and loyatly, in your integrity and readiness to do us good and faithful service, Have appointed and constituted, and by these Presents Do appoint and constitute you the said Linus Parker Adjutant of the 68th Regiment of Infantry of our said State: You are therefore to observe and follow such orders and directions as you shall from time to time receive from our General and Commander in Chief of the Militia of our said State, or any other your superior officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in pursuance of the trust reposed in you; and for so doing this shall be your Commission, for and during our good pleasure, to be signified by our Council of Appointment.
In Testimony whereof, We have caused our Seal for Military Commissions to be hereunto affixed: Witness our trusty and well-beloved DE WITT CLINTON, Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia, and Admiral of the Navy of the same, by and with the advice and consent of our said Council of Appointments, and our City of Albany, the 17th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and in the ? year of our Independence.
Signed by Dewitt Clinton
Passed the Secretary’s Office, the
23 day of February 1820.
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS.
VIENNA LODGE, NO. 363
“Friendship, Love, and Truth”
Be it known by these presents,
That Mr. Linus Parker was duly admitted a MEMBER of our Lodge by ?? on the 16th day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Forty-eight.
WITNESS our Hands and the Seal of the Lodge.
Ansil L. Johnson, N.G.
A. F. Johnson, V. G.
Countersigned, P. Abbott Sec’y
Deed of sale
Vienna March18 1845 Know all men by these presents that whereas I have this day sold to Linus Parker my tavern Starrid Land and appertinances there unto belongingand for a valuable consideration which I have this dayreceived of the said Linus Parker the receipt whereof is nerely confessed and acknowledged I do hereby agree to give to said Linus Parker peacible possession of said premises within fifteen days from the date hereof which premises are to be in as good tennutable state of repair. As the sarve are now in and
for the consideration above mentioned I have sold to said Parker and agree to leave said premises for said Parker all the Bar and Barroom furniture with the stoves and stove pipe attached to the same which
stoves are in the two west rooms of the ______two story part of the house
Sealed and delivered
in the presence of-----Mary Parker
Truman B. Shuty
The People of the State of NEW-YORK
by the Grace of God, Free and Independentt:
To Linus Parker
of the Town of Vienna in the
County of Oneida, send Greeting.
Wheras Maria Sherman
Daughter of Joshua Sherman late of the Town of Sary in Oneida County, deceased, an Infant under the age of twenty-one years, and who was fourteen years of age on the 9 day of Jan. hath, by her petition, presented to Joshua Hathaway Esquire, our surrogate for our said County of Oneida, represented that she is legally entitled to real and personal estate in the County of Oneida, in which she was apprehensive she might sustain less for want of a proper person to secure and improve the same, and requested aid under the Statute of this State, authorizing Surrogates to appoint Guardians for Infants." passed the 9th
day of April 1893: and WHEREAS the said Maria by her deed , bearing date the 24th day of Jan. ? did elect and choose you the said Linus to be the Guardian of her person and Estate until she the said
Maria shall attain to the age of twenty-one years: AND WHEREAS you the said Linus by an instrument in writing under your hand bearing-the 24 day of January 1817 now on file in the Office of the Surrogate,
have consented to accept said Guardianship: AND we being desirous that the person, interests, concerns and estate of the said Infant should be well, diligently and faithfully managed and attended to, DO allow you
the said Linus to be Guardian to the said Infant, and DO grant unto you the said Linus by these Presents, full power and authority to take proper and diligent care of said Infant’s person, education, estate and interests of every kind, for the profit and benefit of said Infant, until she shall arrive to full age of twenty-one years, or until your guardianship by these presents created shall be legally annulled, not to be
intermeddle with anything but what you may render an account: AND you the said Linus are in all things to discharge the duty of a Guardian to said Infant, according to the Laws of this State, and render a just and true account of such guardianship before any Court having cognizance thereof, when thereunto required. In testimony whereof, we have caused the Seal of Office of our said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed.
Witness Joshua Hathaway, Surrogate of the said County, at Kometh 27 day of January in the year of our LORD One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventeen and of our Independence the Forty first.
Oneida County -
On the first day of February in the year A.D. 1937 Goodwin Stoddard and Eleazer Whipple, Elders of the Methodist Episcopal Church came before me and personally acknowledged that they had executed the above -------- and I certify that I know the said Goodwin Stoddard and Eleazer Whipple Elders, who made the said acknowledgement to be the individuals above ascribed and who executed the said certificate.
Hiram Kinne, Coms. of Deeds of said county.